Celebrate the valuable resource of dark skies through presentations by astronomy experts, NPS Ranger Programs, and viewing the captivating night skies that NPS protects. The festival will include constellation tours, solar scope viewing, telescope viewing, Junior Ranger programs, audio-visual presentations, hands-on activities, and will culminate in viewing the 2017 Solar Eclipse! Activities take place in a variety of locations throughout Shenandoah National Park. The festival will include constellation tours, solar scope viewing, telescope viewing, Junior Ranger programs, audio-visual presentations, hands-on activities, and will culminate in viewing the 2017 Solar Eclipse! For a complete schedule of events and full festival details, visit the NPS website - https://www.nps.gov/shen/planyourvisit/night-sky-festival.htm. Stay at Big Meadows Lodge (mile 51) or Skyland (mile 41.7 & 42.5) for convenient, in-park lodging closest to the activities! But, book now, because rooms fill fast.
Barefoot Landing will host SummerFest! 2017 from June 1 through September 2 every night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. This year’s events include acoustic music, facepainting, fireworks on Mondays and tons of family fun all summer long. Here’s the breakdown of SummerFest! events:
Celebrate all things Southern at the Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folklife Festival. Smith Family Farm provides the ideal backdrop for exploring our Southern foodways traditions with chef demonstrations and discussions in our open-hearth kitchens. Hands-on demonstrations explore Southern crafts, such as basket weaving, woodworking, pottery, food preservation, and candle dipping. Sip local brews while listening to the sounds of Georgia folk musicians, visiting with regional folk artists, and exploring signature exhibitions and the fall foliage in our Goizueta Gardens.
Philadelphia’s hosting a set of awesome happenings over Labor Day weekend. From Friday, September 1 through Monday, September 4, 2017, look forward to everything from the mega music festival Made in America along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to a festive fireworks show on the Delaware River to First Friday at spots all around town.
Not only does autumn spread beautiful fall foliage across the region, but it also brings a ton of fantastic outdoor festivals, harvest celebrations and more to enjoy.
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Churchill's is a great place to drink beer, shoot pool, smoke cigs, look surly, and show off your lousy acting talent — but it also has one hell of a jazz jam. Monday nights are what you want. The music starts around 9 p.m. and includes performances by the Fernando Ulibarri Group and surprise guests. Out on the patio stage, it's open mike with the Theatre de Underground. Whether you bring an instrument or go just to listen, it's a lively scene with lots of energy, an appreciative audience, and some primo music.
What is Oktoberfest? This traditional and autumnal festival, which originated in Germany, is celebrated all over the United States by drinking copious amounts of beer, sporting lederhosen, munching on pretzels, and doing some polka dancing and merrymaking. When is Oktoberfest?
In case you didn’t know, the U.S. Open—New York’s most-attended sporting event—is one of the most exciting things to do in Queens. For two weeks, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park will be the tennis capital of the world during the legendary tournament. New Yorkers bring the party to the National Tennis Center with a celebrity-studded crowd (past famous attendees include Oprah, Alec Baldwin and Jimmy Fallon), while local food trucks bring the yummies, and live musicians performing on the grounds. (There are also amazing restaurants on-site.) Oh, and you can also check out the top pros in tennis. Whether you're heading to the courts during the day or for a match under the lights, check out how to score autographs from the likes of badass Serena Williams, catch the best action and hobnob with the VIPs. If you're inspired to play a set on your own, we've also collected the best tennis courts in the city to try out your one-handed backhand.
South Carolina Aerial Advertising LLC is the largest Banner Advertising company in the United States. We have created marketing packages in the air for some of the top industries and companies in the world, for more than 35 years. Barnstormers maintains, owns, and operates the largest fleet of banner planes in the U.S. as well as the entire world.
Even online daily-deals company LivingSocial chose not to rely solely on the Internet when it launched in San Francisco a new smartphone-app service two weeks ago: It took to the skies. The company, which is backed by America Online co-founder Steve Case, commissioned five planes to script "Dollar Lunch Day" in fluffy letters with exhaust vapor high above the city. Twitter traffic showed the skywriting was seen by people across a wide swath of the San Francisco Bay area. "It had huge geographic impact," says company spokeswoman Maire Griffin.
New Year's Eve in Atlanta means welcoming new possibilities in whatever fashion you may choose. Whether it's with a top college football match up, an evening of fine music or an all-out party, Atlanta is the place to be this year, and every year, as we celebrate another 365 days together. Plan your getaway to Atlanta for the holidays! Explore more Atlanta holiday fun and entertainment taking place throughout the season and find great deals on hotel packages from Stone Mountain and Buckhead, as well as discounts on tickets to some of Atlanta’s most popular attractions.
A city renowned for its world class nightlife, a dining scene on the rise and beautiful beaches and cityscapes as far as the eye can see, ringing in the New Year in Miami is a no brainer—not to mention that the average high temperature in December and January is a balmy 75 degrees. When it comes to throwing the biggest bash of the year, no other city can compete with the celebrities and entertainers that choose Miami to ring in the New Year. Whether it’s family friendly and free or VIP all the way, Miami’s got you covered for a stellar celebration. Read on for our guide to the best fireworks, free events, restaurants and parties to ring in 2016.
Whether you're looking for a fireworks cruise, New Year's Eve parties in Chicago or just New Year's Eve dinner ideas, our list of fun things to do for New Year's Eve is sure to give you a great place to start. NAVY PIER FIREWORKS & PARTIES, PLUS CHI-TOWN RISING When it comes to New Year's celebrations, Navy Pier is the epicenter of all things spectacular. Enjoy all the entertainment, rides and attractions at this family friendly destination, and at midnight, watch a kaleidoscope of colorful fireworks, perfectly synchronized to inspiring music over Lake Michigan. Also at Navy Pier is the annual Chicago Resolution Gala, the ultimate destination for kicking off 2016. With more than 30 bars, delectable buffet stations and access to the Grand Ballroom and the Lakeview Terrace, there are plenty of places to mingle and dance the night away. To see and be seen, hit up Crystal Gardens New Years Eve, celebrating its 10th aniversary celebration with special guest DJs like Dante and more than 20 premium liquor bars. Nosh on hors d'oeuvres and signature dishes at the food stations, and step out on the private terrace to watch the fireworks. Or if you'd rather kick off 2016 with a completely new tradition, make sure to attend Chi-Town Rising, where musical headliners Chicago and American Authors will rock the crowd, while a stunning countdown will culminate with a grand fireworks display over the Chicago River.
It doesn’t get better than New Year’s Eve in New York City and Joonbug, the premier nightlife expert number one producer of NYE events, has your “Best NYE Ever” covered. Whether you’re looking for a luxe lounge, an elegant ballroom space, a high-octane mega-club, fun, all-ages events or pulse-pounding EDM DJ show, cruises to enjoy the NYC skyline or venues to see Times Square Ball Drop in person, Joonbug’s line-up - and ticketing source - has the most in-demand venues and NYE parties in NYC. And with top-of-the-line nightlife fittings like open bars, you’re sure to have one spectacular NYE.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is nestled along the beautiful coast on the Atlantic Ocean and is packed with family attractions, exciting theater shows and endless restaurants serving up almost anything you can imagine. It’s no wonder we get over 14 million visitors annually! Read less…
On Friday, September 30th, 2016 join Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami at our 5th Annual Mayor Carlos Gimenez Golf Classic at the Biltmore Golf Course in Coral Gables.
Book your NASCAR racing experience this year at the Myrtle Beach Speedway. Choose from ride alongs or take your turn driving a real race car. A Pace Car Ride is $20 and includes three laps around the speedway in the NASCAR Racing Experience Pace Car. Be sure to call shotgun or ride with another friend in the back. This ride is safe for all ages.
With over 60 events to choose from during the four-day festivities, you’ll be busy wining and dining. Choose from seminars, intimate dinners, late-night parties and grand tastings. An event you won't want to miss includes the Oyster Bash presented by Island Creek Oysters hosted by Josh Capon and Jeremy Sewall, featuring delicious delicacies from the sea paired with a great selection of wines.
Nowhere else can you meet the greatest food stars in the country, sample food from local NYC restaurants representing cuisines from around the world, taste the most sought-after wines and spirits alongside up-and-coming labels from the Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits of New York portfolio, and take part in exciting interactive experiences with your favorite brands and foodie products – it is truly a food and wine lover’s dream!
House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach invites you to a "Who Dunnit" Dinner Show. The Murder Mystery-themed show holds a murder investigation while you dine. Every person you're with is a suspect. Guess correctly and you may receive a prize! Your meal includes a HOB salad with mixed greens, sweet teardrop tomatoes and feta cheese with your choice of dressing; New Orleans style chicken with a beurre blanc sauce served with garlic mash potatoes and veggies and Key Lime pie. This show is rated PG-13 and is recommended for ages 13 and up (or at parents' discretion). The cost is $42/person and includes tax, gratuity, a meal and the show.
The 11th annual Mayfest on Main Festival in North Myrtle Beach will feature live entertainment and family fun. The festival will also offer arts, crafts, food, a children's area, street entertainment and much, much more. Be sure to bring a chair or a blanket to see the free concerts featuring The Guess Who, Barbara Lewis, Carolina Soul Band and Blue Monday.
Masquerades at the Muses is a black tie optional event held at the Fountain of the Muses garden at Brookgreen Gardens. The masquerade-themed gala will serve cocktails and gourmet hors d'ouevres and live music from Paperwork. Enjoy a showing of the Kentucky Derby and a silent auction. All proceeds will help fund new projects at Brookgreen Gardens. Dress to impress and don't forget your mask!
Atlanta’s St. Patrick’s Day parade – started by the city’s Hibernian Benevolent Society (a Catholic and Protestant fraternal organization) – dates back to 1858, making it one of the country’s oldest. Produced by Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade, Inc., the Parade features representatives from the various Irish groups that are an integral part of Atlanta’s Irish community. Members of the Hibernian Benevolent Society, the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH), Clan Na NGael, Fire Emerald Society of Metro Atlanta (FESMA), the Irish Information Center and the Metro Atlanta Police Emerald Society (MAPES) are all active members and participants.
Those few words were spoken on a Saturday afternoon in March, 1967 when several Brother Knights of Father Kealey Council 3548 were sitting at the bar of their one-room, cinder block home on Government Avenue in Norfolk, VA. The words, repeatedly spoken launched one of Norfolk’s most enduring traditions and what we know now as the “Saint Patrick’s Day Parade”.
South Florida may not have a very large Irish population, but we’re all Irish when we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th. If you don’t have plans for this year, consider joining in some of the festivities planned around town, including street festivals and celebrations at various pubs. Get ready to paint the town green and celebrate with the Irish! Revel On The Street